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At Bourne End Community Centre on 13th February will be Stephen Gill talking about "Photo-restoration. What's possible or impossible" - How restoration or conservation can help with your photo collections.  Meeting starts at 7.45 Doors open at 7.30.  Non-Members welcome.

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This meeting is all about our members and their Christmas Stories with some mulled wine.

Meeting starts at 7.45 Doors open at 7.30. Bourne End Community Centre. 

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For our Southern Branch Meeting on November 14th,  Gill Thomas will be speaking about creating a one-street or one place study. Meeting starts at 7.45 Doors open at 7.30. Bourne End Community Centre. 

20231010 DNA 100pxFor our Southern Branch Meeting on October 10th Donna Rutherford will be talking us through how to use DNA to help with your Family History Research.

StMaryLangleySmJust before the English Civil war St Mary the Virgin church was changed for ever by the addition of a library that is unique in England. Julian Hunt tells the story of the library’s benefactor Sir John Kederminster and his family, and other works undertaken.

 

The National Archives

On 8th August Simon Fowler will talk about The National Archvies in Kew. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 8th August at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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At our meeting on 11th July Kathy Chater wil talk about Film and Sound Archives for Family Historians. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 11th July at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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Our June meeting is a talk by Alan Ruston about the lives and records of Postmen, Customs Officers and others of that ilk. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 13th June at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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Having problems with that dead end or brick wall you cannot get past? Come along for some online research to discover how to get round them. Bucks FHS Names Database will also be available. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 9th May at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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Unfortunately Tom Doig who was to talk about dating your old family photographs is unwell and cannot make it. As a late replacement Tony Sargeant has stepped in to talk about Charity and the use of WIlls. The Tom Doig talk will be rescheduled. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 11th April at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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In March Ian Waller will be talking about "My Average Ancestor" which looks at the records our typical, average ancestor would be expected to have left behind (their genealogical footprint). Given that almost everyone has "average" ancestors this talk will help just about anyone with their research. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 14th March at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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David Annal returns to talk about Gaps. Those steps missed in research that will catch you out much later. This Southern Branch meeting is on Tuesday 14th February at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45 (Doors open at 19:30)

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We start 2023 with a talk from the ever popular Kirsty Gray. On 10th January she will be discussing "Searching for Sunames". The meeting is in the Eghams Room at Bourne End Community Centre and starts at on 19:45.